• Why You Should Assess Personality at Recruitment

    Individual personality refers to our general attitude and behaviour across situations. It is largely hereditary and partly childhood experience. Personality is a permanent disposition. Do not expect to change anyone’s personality regardless of what you do to them. If you hire someone with a bad personality, you will not be able to change him or her. Recent research shows that personality does not change at all. What changes is that the dominant personality traits in you in early years tend to

  • The Value of Undertaking 360 Degree Assessments for Managers

    360-degree assessment is a process where a person is assessed on some dimensions of interest to the organisation using various sources of feedback. The areas where managers are assessed normally include; level of performance, teamwork or a combination of various leadership competencies. Such competencies may include communication, leadership, strategic orientation, global mind-set, technical job knowledge, innovation, business acumen, self-awareness, teamwork, ethical behaviour and resilience. T

  • A psychological perspective to unethical behaviour

    The question as to why people engage in unethical behaviour is a difficult question for most people to answer. What is it that drives people to act unethically? This is the question that I will try to answer in this article.

    When an individual violates societal moral norms they are classified as having acted unethically. Some of the common unethical conduct include: lying, corruption, cheating, theft, fraud, sabotage, and misrepresentation in financial reports. However you need to